Henri de Toulouse- Lautrec (1864-1901)

Henri de Toulouse- Lautrec (1864-1901)

Henri de Toulouse- Lautrec is an especially eccentric individual. As an aristocratic, alcoholic dwarf with a louche, devil- may-care lifestyle, Toulouse- Lautrec found his art style in ways that we …
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Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)

Chaim Soutine was born Jewish in Germany in 1843 as the tenth of 11 children in an extremely poor family and was beaten for drawing- which was forbidden, as he was Jewish. Soutine offered to draw a …
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Charles Wilson Peale (1741-1827)

Charles Wilson Peale (1741-1827)

Charles Wilson Peale is best known for his portraits of the American Revolution, and founder of the first ever major museum in the early United States, but realistically, painting was only one face …
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William Merritt Chase (1849-1916)

William Merritt Chase (1849-1916)

William Merritt Chase was born in Indiana in 1849, and he was the oldest of six children. When he was only twelve years old, his father tried to bring him into the women's shoe business, but Chase had …
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Pieter Brugel, the Elder (1515- 1569)

Pieter Brugel, the Elder (1515- 1569)

Pieter Bruegal is considered one of the greatest Flemish painters of the 16th century, famous for his landscapes that were vigorous, and witty, often with scenes of peasant life that are particular …
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Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788)

Thomas Gainsborough is an English painter that gained his fame in the field of portraits. His career echoes the opportunities that were becoming apparent to a painter in this time period, as self-port …
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Atkinson Grimshaw

Atkinson Grimshaw

When he was 24 years of age, Atkinson Grimshaw (born John Atkinson Grimshaw) decided to follow his heart, and left his job as a clerk in order to become a painter. Born in 1836, this English man wa …
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Jean-Léon Gerome

Jean-Léon Gerome

Born in 1824, the French painter and sculptor Jean-Léon Gérôme was and is still able to captivate numerous of individuals with his works.At the age of 18, he decided to marry Marie Goupil, the daug …
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William James Glackens

William James Glackens

Born in 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, William James Glackens is one of the few Americans that are known, around the world, for their superb murals, drawing, etching, and painting.At an early …
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Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725 - 1805)

Jean-Baptiste Greuze (French, 1725 - 1805)

Jean Baptiste Greuze was a French artist. He was born in the year 1725 in his hometown Tornus France. He has his trainings under a great painter in Lyon France. After his training, he came into Par …
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